Nora V. Lohman, 99

August 25, 2009

JULY 17, 1910-AUG. 23, 2009

BOONSBORO - Nora Virginia (Griffith) Lohman, 99, of Boonsboro, Md., died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, at Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro.

Born July 17, 1910, in Shepherdstown, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Joseph Cleveland and Mary Catherine (Whittington) Griffith.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Harry L. Lohman, in 1965, and her second husband, Gardner Leon Lohman. Her daughter, Catherine Lohman, died at the age of 9 and her son, Henry Lohman, died in infancy.


Nora was a homemaker and worker as a farmer on her family farm. She had also been an employee of the Hagerstown Shoe Factory and Reeders Memorial Home.

Mrs. Lohman was a member of Salem United Methodist Church in Keedysville, Md. She also was a former member of the former Hagerstown Moose Lodge 212, the Blue Ridge Riding Club, and the Sharpsburg Volunteer Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary.

She is survived by one daughter, Joyce Ann Turner of Boonsboro; and two sons, Donald L. Lohman of Boonsboro and Richard E. Lohman of Hagerstown. She also is survived by eight grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her husbands and two young children, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Sarah Mace, Helen Morgan, Margaret Churchey and Nellie Bundnell; her brothers, Joseph T. and Martin Raymond Griffith; and her great-grandson, Shawn Langley.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro. The Rev. James E. Jones will officiate. Interment will be in the Mountain View Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Md.

The family will receive friends one hour before services at the funeral home.

The family requests memorial donations be made to Boonsboro Ambulance and Rescue Co. Inc., 7619 Old National Pike or Boonsboro Volunteer Fire Department, 9 Saint Paul St., Boonsboro, MD 21713.

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